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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
and garages, everywhere. >> reporter: the city manager says in 1997 they saw flooding again and put in the trash racks to solve the problem. now they will consider building a bigger one or a bigger culvert. first they have to get through the winter. >> we'll put a temporary storm drain in while we develop a permanent fix. >> reporter: this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide, 15 feat deep. a gas line two water lines and a sewer line run under the road. the sewer line is diverted temporarily above ground and a handful of customers is getting water through the hoses. the utilities will be fully restored fairly soon. the city manager says they need dry weather to fix the road. >> probably install that in late spring or summer so a bottom line is that there's going to be a hole in the ground here for a long time. and mountain view drive is degree to be closed. >> reporter: now, the folks on the other side of this road aren't cut off from civilization but have to detour a block and a half. it's inconvenient and will last quite some time. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> in the santa cruz m
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
there's like the next one just keeps going. >> reporter: now, the city of millbrae does not have the ability to make any kind of changes to this state road but it is the city not caltrans that put up this little flashing sign to at least do something to try to help the pedestrians. we did reach out to the district headquarters of caltrans today with some specific questions about all of this and so far, we have not received a reply. reporting live from millbrae, i'm mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> the chp says it's busted three of the carquinez bridge bandits. they are accused in a rash of robberies on the bridge earlier this year. investigators say the men would pull up in stolen cars wearing masks and then demand cash from the tolltakers. >> they would approach the toll plaza and either demand money, show a weapon, sometimes not and then just flee on interstate 80. >> surveillance video and other evidence ties the trio to at least three heists according to police. but they think there could be more bridge bandits out there. >>> other bay area headlines. traffic on the san mateo bridge just r
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
removal independent of the city. it's not something both sides wanted but they can live with it and that's why they appeared to be having this settlement in front of a judge and will probably an proved. >> thank you. >>> soggy ground caused a tree crash through a master bedroom early this morning narrowly missing a couple sleeping in their bed. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the close call. >> i was asleep. i woke up. and there was a tree in my house. >> reporter: it was much worse than the alarm clock at 7:30 this morning. the 100-foot cypress tree snapped and fell on the home in russian hill crashing through the roof of the master bedroom. >> 4 feet plus my bed and i wouldn't be standing here talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> reporter: neighbor lisa got a rude awakening too. >> i just heard the most massive crash that you could ever imagine. >> reporter: and then, she looked out of her window. >> then i saw a wall like water i guess that came off the tree after it hit the house. >> reporter: the tree also ripped down a power line. >> it's dangerous. >> reporter: a
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary schools in newtown. sandy hook where the shootings took place is a kindergarten through fourth grade school. >>> now, the children described terror as they told their parents about how they cowered in the classrooms. while their teachers locked doors and ordered them to hide. here's how some of those students and their parents explained what happened today. >> somebody yelled, get to a safe place. >> teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: inside sandy hook elementary school, children were caught in the chaos. >> teacher said had to close the blinds and had to close the blinds and had to shut off the lights and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: outside, the first family members on the scene witnessed a horrific site. >> three children that came out, one of them was -- had a very bloody face, it was a very violent scene. they were in the arms of a state trooper. they did not move. their
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
zone. walking around the city can be hazardous. but it's not the cars you should be worried about. >> and the beautiful day in the bay area but don't be lulled into a false sense of security! there's more rain on the way for the bay area. it doesn't look like a big deal. but that certainly looks nice. a few high clouds filtering in over the city in advance of a forecast coming up after a break. ,,,,,, and time again, in many baya cities: there is more crime, and fewer officers. >>> we have heard the problem time and time again in many bay area cities, not just oakland. there's more crime fewer officers. many neighborhoods have neighborhood watch groups. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us how one group is taking it a big step further. mark. >> reporter: well, elizabeth, police say that these neighborhood watch groups them an extra set of eyes and ears which is veally valuable in this time of shrinking police budgets but in one san jose neighborhood residents are literally taking it to the streets. >> it's just something that doesn't look right. >> reporter: with a rising number
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
bound, gagged and beaten on a city street. one of the victims died. cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us this was no random crime. >> reporter: no, it wasn't. in fact, they have arrested four women and one man in a hercules home this morning. now, police say this visitacion valley neighborhood was the dumping ground for their two victims. investigators call this case so bizarre, it is something you see only in the movies. now, a man and woman were tied up and gagged, beaten, one shot left on the street early sunday evening. information led police to the five suspects. they say a 32-year-old san francisco woman and a 21-year- old oakland man have been charged with murder. three women, 19, 22 and 24 years old from hercules have been charged with accessory to murder. investigators say the victims knew their attackers. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> reporter: police say they wouldn't elaborate on a motive, nor would they confirm that this case may be tied to
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
through this twice now. they married in 2004 when the city and county of san francisco began issuing marriage licenses. but after they exchanged their vows they were notified their marriage had been voided. in 2008 they didn't remarry for fear it would be revoked. they were right. now they wait again. this time with hope. >> today is a great day because we can see the potential for a good outcome, but there is also the possibility of something different happening. we have to congress to temper our hopes and dream a lit -- continue to temper our hopes a little longer. >> reporter: the supreme court justices will likely have a decision by the end of june. allen, keep in mind there are nine justices. they could go in nine different directions. one thing is for sure, this is an historic moment. >> juliette goodrich, thank you so much. the supreme court has also agreed to review the a challenge to the national defensive marriage act. >> they have to solve this on a national level because there is just too much administrative confusion right now. who can visit who in the hospital, who gets
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
. why critics say five acts like these don't make the city safer. >> and don't be lured by those 47 mpg claims. many mileage estimates are overrated. >> the cars are not getting the fuel economy you would expect. >> the push to make estimates more accurate. >> giving back, not your time or money but your presents. we go into the mall madness to find out what gifts are going back to the stores. ,,,,,,,, decided today was the day to clean out the basement. and he found 5 and a half pounds of dynami! >>> a man who lived in a west oakland home for 30 years decided today was the day to clean out the basement. and what he found was 5.5 pounds of dynamite. at firstk he carried it all back out to his truck but then thought better of it who called police who called the bomb squad. they hauled it away but not before evacuating part of the neighborhood on 37th street. the dynamite dated back to world war ii. >>> gun buy-back programs here in the bay area are proving to be a big hit and in los angeles city leaders moved up the date of the city's annual buy back program in the wake of the newtown sc
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
. an area neighbors say gets the brunt of bad luck during storms. >> what's the city going to do to make sure the rest of the trees don't fall down? >> reporter: nobody was hurt. one neighbor said i guess it goes to show, you can't park anywhere in the city. in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> parts of the south bay got a good drenching. more than 7" of rain falling in parts of the santa cruz mountains. cbs 5 joe vazquez in santa cruz county. joe, i have word the storm claimed a life? >> reporter: that's right. a man died from this storm here in santa cruz county. it happened in the sokel creek in capitola that's going to be just southeast of santa cruz. our sister station kion said the man drowned. here in the santa cruz mountains a steady rain continues. the folks here, they are used to this. maybe a little too used to. in fact, we saw some folks who may have risked their lives clearing a road. take a look. the san lorenzo river is rushing fast. in fact, carol says it appears to be rising more dramatically than in years. she says only a day and a half ago it was so dry her
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
commercial sales of hollow point bullets. he also wants police notified when anyone in the city buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition at once. >>> san francisco police also announced plans for another gun buyback event afternoon last weekend's huge successful one. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep one a huge spike in gun sales. >> this hand guard is attached by -- >> reporter: here at the bay area gun vault in mountain view the owner says business has been brisk. >> one of the most popular sellers, the ar-15 semi- automatic rifle. >> well, uhm, the government is wanting to ban certain types of rifles and they are very popular. and people have been caught on the fence of buying them are now pushed over to the edge where if i can't get them quick i will get them now. >> reporter: with fears of gun laws, gun owners an enthusiasts aren't taking chances. >> we have a ton of new buyers. people who never bought them before are getting one, may be the last chance. >> reporter: sam from sunnyvale says anytime something bad involving guns takes place, it often has ne
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
to $93.45. the assistant city manager says it's all about the cost of doing business. >> our residents who have bigger cart sizes pay more than the real cost of service and conversely residents who have smaller carts paying less than what it really cost. >> reporter: it's called rate equity ensuring everyone pays what it costs to have the cans picked up. the mayor disagrees and believes some folks just can't afford the increase. >> the increase on the 20- gallon can even with what we came up with is arguably not a lot of money, $4 a month. but when you're only receiving $650 a month, that's not a lot of money either. >> reporter: but the council voted it in and now the mayor has to sign. >> i have no choice. i'm the mayor. i have to sign it. >> reporter: and with that like it or not, those rates are going to stay in place at least for the next 12 months. in san carlos, don ford, cbs 5. >>> it's a different kind of political ad flooding your tvs now. the new type of campaigning going on and how it's changing the game of politics. >> then we'll never see another day like today
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
after those who do dumping or do robberies. >> reporter: the city of oakland also gave the green light to put up a gate at the entrance on this privately owned street. but a company next to the housing development vows to sue the homeowners if they put up a gate. a resolution is nowhere in sight after months of negotiation. >> if we had a gate this may not have happened. >> reporter: for now homeowners can count on each other to keep the community safe. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> checking your bay area headlines, a flat tire likely led to this deadly crash on the san mateo bridge. the chp says a driver of a honda was pulling over when an suv slammed into the car from behind. a woman in the back seat of the honda was killed. no one else was seriously hurt. >>> a very close call in san francisco. the driver of this car accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake. finally skidded to a stop africa reasoning off that cliff near the twin peaks look -- after karineing off that cliff near the twin peaks lookout. it is a long bay down. nobody was hurt. >>> if you plan to eat fresh dun
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
police chase that ended up killing an 11- year-old daly city boy. the l.a. county district attorney says the suspects a man and woman in their early 20s threw a loaded gun out of their car before slamming into a minivan in pasadena on christmas night. 11-year-old kendrick ing was killed along with his 25-year- old cousin. the family was down in l.a. for christmas and had just left an ice rink. >>> as 2012 closes oakland's murder rate hit 130. three people were killed just last night. a 21-year-old and a 19-year-old were shot to death. and in a separate attack, a man was stabbed. >>> along the coast 14-foot waves have prompted a high surf advisory from point reyes down to san mateo county. the surf is going to be up until late tomorrow night. >>> and there used to be a certain code on the streets. vandals wouldn't touch a mural. but now graffiti vandals have hit murals all over san francisco from north beach to davisidero to the mission. one artist involved with the mission's clarion alley mural project says 2012 has been the worst year since he started 15 years ago. >>> new year's e
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
." >>> reporter: in an open letter to the president today eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should.
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
some area, there is seepage and the appearance of what is called boil in the city by adds concerns. >> we know what to look for and we can keep a look >> reporter: rest didn't appreciate the e at that sand bags but would like a permanent solution to the flooding problem. >> does mean something but it's kind of i'll be right back trying to heal a wound that's already been cut. you know. they could have done something preventive, they have not done anything influential to let us know that we're already safe. the creek also runs through san francisco park and palo alto. in palo alto, crews sets up sand bags. back in east palo alto, all residents can do is watch the rain forecast for tonight. back to a live picture here at bay here is road, the flood stage is 15 feet. we checked the water gauge a short time ago. the creek is only running at 3 feet right now so there is no danger. but with the heavy rains just beginning a little bit to the north of us, obviously, that's a waiting game right here now to see what happens to this creek later tonight. back to you. >> thanks, mark. >>> now t
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
them were treated to a spa day in the city, thanks to marinello beauty school and united plaez. all of them have lost a child to street violence. >> it's been 17 years for me. and the pain is still the same. it gets better when i'm around people and when things like this happen for mothers like me. >> this is the second year they have done the event and it's certainly appreciated by all the parents who as you can see are smiling and laughing. >> very generous. >>> you know, some heart patients waiting for a transplant, they are getting to spend the holidays at home thanks to an experimental device. dr. kim mulvihill has more. >> reporter: the back pad chad washington is wearing keeps his artificial heart pumping at home. he can charge it in any outlet. he received a heart transplant this year but the 35-year-old's body rejected t doctors at ucla gave him an experimental artificial heart while he waits for another transplant. >> i'm thankful to be alive. i'm thankful for everything, so much. >> reporter: chad won't have to spend months in the hospital connected to a machine. the implant
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
city without the dental preventative. it will take about two years though to get the system up and running. >>> well, bitter cold blanketing the bay area. you can see it from frost covered car windows and in some north bay communities, people were scraping the ice off their windshields. julie watts says there's another change on the way. julie. >> that's right. i'm in for paul tonight filling in or weather duty and i can tell you temperatures already beginning to drop. in fact, current temperatures out there right now anywhere from the low 50s to mid-40s and they will get cooler from there. the good news is not quite as chilly as last night. we'll see freezing temperatures but a bit more mild. rain returns thursday afternoon, a wet windy extended forecast is coming up. >> thank you. >>> what's rich in the eyes of congress? how the "fiscal cliff" rescue plan may hinge on differing definitions. >> this hotel has done nothing for us but try to bring us down. >> a nuisance neighbor closed by the courts. why the owner of a bay area hotel known as a haven for hookers says he should be al
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
california cities. >>> the president and house republicans have three weeks to compromise on tax hikes and spending cuts. ed to president obama hit the road to rally support from his plan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has the latest from washington. >> president obama's public campaign to steer clear of the fiscal cliff took him to a diesel engine planted detroit. >> if congress doesn't act soon, meaning in the next few weeks, starting on january first, everybody's going to see their income taxes go up. >> private face to face talks were revised this weekend when house speaker boehner went over to the white house. neither side is releasing details about the conversation, but taxes are still the big sticking point. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us, including folks like me get to keep all our tax break. >> while republicans have adamantly opposed raising taxes, now some are considering it if democrats agree to social security and medicare changes. republicans were disappointed with the proposed spending cuts in the president's first offer which do no
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
experiments. >> eye on the bay produce california cities sandra murray -- producer sandra murray discovered it while doing a news segment. forget about rush delivery. simply email or print the ecard and your gift is ready to go. >> by creating electricity from the heat of the fire it can charge your phone, light or other gadgets. >> it gain popularity following hurricane sandy enabling those without power to charge their phone without fire. it is also back ordered and comes with a ding staff gift tag for last minute holiday orders. and, finally, like a juicer but better. justed a frozen bananas and you have a healthy snack with no sugar, milk or added calories. it was a hit in the newsroom. now, it cost about 50 bucks. target stays open until 9:00. so, rush out and grab it now if you want it. >>> if the weather keeps up we will need one of those bio lights. >> reporter: we have a lot of nasty weather. calmer weather towards christmas. outside, the south bay, our view, we had a mostly sunny day. the beautiful bay bridge on christmas eve. these are your temperatures outside right now. san fra
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
, fremont, oakland and redwood city. your lows tonight in the low 50s. concord 51. a little milder tonight because we have cloud cover. another cloudy day today. but there's a difference between this weathermaker and the past several. one, it's not as juicy. there's not as much moisture in the atmosphere and two, we have an area of high pressure building in from the south which has shoved the storm track farther up to the north. it's pouring in seattle. it's pouring in portland. it's pouring in eugene. it's pouring in crescents city. but crescent city but not here in the bay area. after tomorrow high pressure will build off to the west giving's dry flow of air from the northwest and it's december so a northwest flow of air will be chilly. highs around 60, lows in the 30s. but you get the sunshine back as soon as the end of the week and into the weekend. we'll have showers throughout the morning commute but nothing too terribly heavy. it will be out of here by the evening and will clear out and thursday looks sunnier than the past couple of days. so what to expect? showers moving in from th
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
working on for the 6:00 news. this holiday season, hundreds of people in one bay area city face eviction. why they could be forced out of their mobile home park. plus... >> we're a team. so if one of us falls, the other has to help us. >> one of them used to rummage for pennies just to buy bread. how bay area sisters became each other's source of strength. those stories and much more tonight at 6:00. >> student rising above. that's good. "cbs evening news" with scott pelley coming up next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, saying goodbye, jack pinto and noah pozner, six years old. the first of 20 first graders from sandy hook school to be laid to rest. jim axelrod is in newtown, connecticut. bob orr and seth doane have new bovelopments in the investigation. ew'll hear from an eyewitness who survived. >> i can see his feet and his legs from the knees down, and his feet were facing in my direction, and i just froze with fear. >> pelley: and america's first father reme
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